Minuscule 290

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Minuscule 290
Text Gospels
Date 14th century
Script Greek
Now at Bibliothèque nationale de France
Size 21.9 cm by 14.5 cm
Type Byzantine text-type
Category V
Note member of Kr

Minuscule 290 (in the Gregory-Aland numbering), ε 512 (Soden),[1] is a Greek minuscule paper manuscript of the New Testament. Paleographic analysis it has assigned it to the 14th century.[2] It has marginalia.

Description[edit]

The codex contains a complete text of the four Gospels on 259 paper leaves (21.9 cm by 14.5 cm). The text is written in one column per page, in 22 lines per page.[2]

The text is divided according to the κεφαλαια (chapters), whose numbers are given at the margin.[3]

It contains Argumentum, lists of the κεφαλαια (lists of contents) before each Gospel with a harmony, lectionary markings at the margin, αναγνωσεις (lessons), Synaxarion, and subscriptions at the end of each Gospel, with numbers of stixoi and numbers of Verses.[3]

Text[edit]

The Greek text of the codex is a representative of the Byzantine text-type. Hermann von Soden classified it to the textual family Kr.[4] Aland placed it in Category V.[5] According to the Claremont Profile Method it belongs to the textual family Kr in Luke 1 and Luke 20, and creates textual pair with 363.[4]

History[edit]

Formerly the manuscript was held at Sorbonne.[3] It was added to the list of New Testament manuscripts by Scholz (1794-1852).[6] It was examined by Scholz.[3] It was examined and described by Paulin Martin.[7] C. R. Gregory saw the manuscript in 1885.[3]

The manuscript is currently housed at the Bibliothèque nationale de France (Suppl. Gr. 108) at Paris.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gregory, Caspar René (1908). Die griechischen Handschriften des Neuen Testament. Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs'sche Buchhandlung. p. 58. 
  2. ^ a b c Aland, K.; M. Welte; B. Köster; K. Junack (1994). Kurzgefasste Liste der griechischen Handschriften des Neues Testaments. Berlin, New York: Walter de Gruyter. p. 64. ISBN 3-11-011986-2. 
  3. ^ a b c d e Gregory, Caspar René (1900). Textkritik des Neuen Testaments 1. Leipzig: Hinrichs. p. 176. 
  4. ^ a b Wisse, Frederik (1982). The profile method for the classification and evaluation of manuscript evidence, as Applied to the Continuous Greek Text of the Gospel of Luke. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company. pp. 58, 92. ISBN 0-8028-1918-4. 
  5. ^ Aland, Kurt; Aland, Barbara (1995). The Text of the New Testament: An Introduction to the Critical Editions and to the Theory and Practice of Modern Textual Criticism. Erroll F. Rhodes (trans.). Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company. p. 138. ISBN 978-0-8028-4098-1. 
  6. ^ Scrivener, Frederick Henry Ambrose; Edward Miller (1894). A Plain Introduction to the Criticism of the New Testament 1 (4 ed.). London: George Bell & Sons. p. 225. 
  7. ^ Jean-Pierre-Paul Martin, Description technique des manuscrits grecs, relatif au Nouveau Testament, conservé dans les bibliothèques des Paris (Paris 1883), p. 71

Further reading[edit]

  • Jean-Pierre-Paul Martin, Description technique des manuscrits grecs, relatif au Nouveau Testament, conservé dans les bibliothèques des Paris (Paris 1883), p. 71

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